Translated from Ethiopic (Geez) by professor R. H. Charles 1902.
'' This is the story of the angel of God who told Moses to write it down for 40 days and 40 nights on the mount. ''
Robert Henry CHARLES [1855–1931]
BIO : FBA, Irish biblical scholar and theologian, known for English translations of apocryphal. In 1889, he devoted to biblical research in matters of eschatology (theology with death, judgment, final destiny of the soul and humankind) and apocrypha. He became a canon at Westminster Abbey in 1913 and archdeacon in 1919.
WORK: Eschatology between the Old and New Testaments; Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament; Anecdota Oxoniensia (Ethiopic version of the Hebrew) Book of Jubilees; Ascension of Isaiah; Apocalypse of Baruch; Chronicle of John, bishop of Nikiu: translated from Zotenberg's Ethiopic text; Decalogue: Warburton Lectures in Lincoln's Inn & Westminster Abbey 1919-23; Adventure into the unknown and other sermons preached in Westminster Abbey; Lectures on the Apocalypse: Schweich Lectures 1919; Apocrypha & searching for a almost mystical tale of discovery.